Phil Smith

Far Cry 5 – The Sermon trailer

A couple of weeks ago we talked with Martin De Thurah’s about his Far Cry 5 Baptism short film.  Today with just over a week to go before the game launches, we’ve got a follow-up – The Sermon. Far Cry 5 arrives on PS4, Xbox One and PC on March 27th. For more, check out our previous coverage, … Continued

Rainbow Six Siege ESL Premiership finals hit Leicester this weekend

It’s been a bumper year for Rainbow Six Siege eSports. Alongside the International Pro League and Invitational, the local tournaments and leagues have drawn in enthusiastic players. The weekly UK and Ireland ESL Go4 Cups launched last December, through which Fable Esports, 1nFamy, Vexed Gaming and Xenos.GG qualified for the next-level ESL Premiership. Before the … Continued

Far Cry 5 – Who’s got your back in Hope County?

As we’ve mentioned before, you’ll find plenty of local assistance with your mission to rid Hope County of the Eden’s Gate cult when Far Cry 5 releases later this month. So let’s take a rundown of some of the Guns and Fangs for Hire you’ll find in the game. First up, there’s Boomer – the … Continued

Assassin’s Creed Origins – three takes on Discovery Tour

Last week, Discovery Tour arrived in Assassin’s Creed Origins as a free update for anyone who owns the game (or as a £15.99 standalone purchase for PC.) As we’ve mentioned before, Discovery Tour gives players the chance to explore the game’s recreation of Ancient Egypt as a living museum. Without the time pressures and combat … Continued

Far Cry 5 – Baptism short film released, director interviewed

Get a glimpse of Joseph Seed’s spiritual journey in Far Cry 5 short film ‘Baptism’, then read on for our interview with its director Martin De Thurah. Baptism is one of the most striking game promos we’ve seen in a long while – so we grabbed a few words with the film’s Danish-born director, Martin … Continued

Americana Tour brings Far Cry 5, The Crew 2 to BrewDog

Want to get hands-on with Far Cry 5 and The Crew 2 before their UK release? Then you need a ticket for the Americana Tour! Every Friday night in March, the tour hits a different BrewDog venue, bringing with it playable code of Ubisoft’s hotly anticipated American-set games, goodies from Ubisoft and our friends at … Continued

Splinter Cell Conviction Now Backwards-Compatible on Xbox One, £4.49 for a limited time

Splinter Cell Conviction sneaked onto Xbox One’s backward compatibility list today, silently dropping from a ceiling-mounted pipe and snapping the necks of several other Xbox 360 games already playable on the console. Players with the Conviction already in their library (either on disc or digitally) can play it immediately – otherwise, it’s available at a … Continued

Far Cry 5 – Story Trailer and Season Pass revealed

Far Cry 5‘s release date is drawing close (March 27th – mark it on your calendars) – so now seems like a great time to give more insight on the story, and talk a bit about what’s coming post-release. Let’s start with the story trailer – featuring beards, bears, explosions, trucks, quad-bikes and so much … Continued

[Update] Rainbow Six Siege – New Season 3 editions!

Update: A previous version of this article suggested that the existing “Standard Edition” of Rainbow Six Siege would be discontinued and replaced with the new Advanced Edition. In response to player feedback, we will now be keeping the Standard Edition available. The development team are also looking into changes related to the process of bringing … Continued

South Park The Stick of Truth stand-alone coming February 13

Ubisoft reveals South Park: The Stick of Truth will be available for purchase on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February the 13th, 2018. This will be the first time the award-winning title has been available as a stand-alone purchase for next-gen consoles. South Park: The Stick of Truth is rated PEGI 18, and will … Continued